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Pitchfork published a reader poll, underrated artist M.I.A. released a mixtape, MGMT did a Daytrotter

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M.I.A. released (“leaked”) a new mixtape at 7pm EST on New Year’s Eve. It features b-sides and rarities and is called Vicki Leekx. The nineteen song mix (which is actually a single track) features production from M.I.A., Danja, Munchi, Diplo, Blaqstarr, Switch, Rusko, Sugu Arulpragasam and So Japan.. Download it for the price of an email address.

Vicki Leekx (rhymes with Wiki Leaks) is the follow-up to 2010’s / \ / \ / \ Y / \, which was recently awarded 5th “Most Underrated Album” of 2010 in the Pitchfork Readers Poll. MGMT were #1 on that list. MGMT were also #14 on the list of “Most Overrated” artists, and they have a new release this week too. Daytrotter released a live session by them today.

You can probably guess who got #1 on the “Most Overrated” list. Both Pitchfork lists in full and the VICKYLEEKX track list, below…


VICKYLEEKX TRACKLISTING:
1 “The World”
2 “Bamboo Go”
3 “Illygirl”
4 “Super Tight”
5 “Let Me Hump You”
6 “WWW” / “Meds” / “Feds”
7 “Steppin'” / “Up”
8 “Go At It”
9 “Vicki Intermission”
10 “Gen-N-E-Y”
11 “Bad Girls”
12 “Dutch Dutch”
13 “Marsha” / “Britney”
14 “Tamil Beat Munchi”
15 “Listen Up”
16 “Mudersounds Munchi”
17 “You My Love” (feat. Rosaly)
18 “Get Around”


Most Underrated Album (Pitchfork Reader Poll)
01. MGMT: Congratulations
02. Yeasayer: Odd Blood
03. Spoon: Transference
04. Wolf Parade: Expo 86
05. M.I.A.: / \ / \ / \ Y / \
06. Tame Impala: Innerspeaker
07. Sufjan Stevens: The Age of Adz
08. Titus Andronicus: The Monitor
09. Avey Tare: Down There
10. Interpol: Interpol


Most Overrated Album (Pitchfork Reader Poll).
01. Kanye West: My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy
02. Arcade Fire: The Suburbs
03. Best Coast: Crazy For You
04. Vampire Weekend: Contra
05. Sleigh Bells: Treats
06. LCD Soundsystem: This Is Happening
07. Wavves: King of the Beach
08. Deerhunter: Halcyon Digest
09. Sufjan Stevens: The Age of Adz
10. The National: High Violet
11. Ariel Pink’s Haunted Graffiti: Before Today
12. Lady Gaga: The Fame Monster
13. Eminem: Recovery
14. MGMT: Congratulations
15. Joanna Newsom: Have One on Me
16. Beach House: Teen Dream
17. Kings of Leon: Come Around Sundown
18. Gorillaz: Plastic Beach
19. Robyn: Body Talk Pt. 1
20. Drake: Thank Me Later

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